Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
000
FOUS52 KCHS 111650
PFMCHS

POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1249 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

SCZ050-112100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1249 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE             FRI 07/11/14            SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      87          72          89          72          93
TEMP                   83 84 83 80 76 74 77 85 89 88 82 77 74 72 77 87 92 91 84
DEWPT                  73 74 74 72 72 72 73 72 71 71 71 72 72 72 73 71 71 71 72
RH                     72 72 74 77 87 93 87 65 56 57 69 85 93100 87 59 51 52 67
WIND DIR                S SE SE SE  E SE SE  E SE SE  S SE SE  E NE  E  S  S  S
WIND SPD                3  4  4  3  3  0  1  5  8 10  8  4  2  0  1  5  8  8  8
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     60          40          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.21           0        0.29        0.08        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  C  C  C  S  C  C  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  S  C  C  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             89 91 90 84          91 95 94 86             93 99 98 90
MAX HEAT               90    91    87          95    96    84          99    99


DATE          MON 07/14/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          75    93      75    93      76    89      74    90
TEMP          77 79 92 85   77 78 92 85   79 78 88 82   76 77 89 82
DEWPT         73 74 74 74   75 74 74 75   75 74 73 73   73 72 71 72
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      20    40      30    50      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-112100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1249 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE             FRI 07/11/14            SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          72          90          72          94
TEMP                   85 86 86 81 76 73 76 85 90 89 82 77 75 72 76 88 93 92 85
DEWPT                  73 74 74 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 72 74 73 72 72 73
RH                     67 68 68 77 90 97 90 67 56 57 74 87 94100 94 61 51 52 67
WIND DIR                S SE SE SE NE  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  N  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD                4  4  4  0  0  0  1  4  8 10  8  5  3  1  1  4  6  8  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          50          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.24        0.43        0.05        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  L  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   L  L  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             92 94 94 86          92 97 96 87             96101100 92
MAX HEAT               93    94    90          97    99    84         101   101


DATE          MON 07/14/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          75    94      75    93      75    90      73    91
TEMP          77 78 94 86   77 78 92 84   78 78 89 82   76 76 90 82
DEWPT         74 74 73 74   74 73 73 75   74 73 73 73   72 72 71 72
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      20    40      30    50      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-112100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1249 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE             FRI 07/11/14            SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      86          78          87          74          91
TEMP                   84 84 83 80 79 78 80 85 88 87 83 79 77 74 78 87 90 89 84
DEWPT                  73 74 74 72 72 72 73 72 71 71 72 72 72 72 73 72 72 72 72
RH                     70 72 74 77 79 82 79 65 57 59 70 79 85 93 85 61 56 57 67
WIND DIR                S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  E NE  E  S  S  S
WIND SPD                4  5  5  5  5  0  2  6  8 10  9  5  3  1  1  6  9 10  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     60          40          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.01        0.27        0.09        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  C  C  C  S  C  C  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  S  C  C  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             90 91 90 84       84 91 94 93 88             94 97 96 90
MAX HEAT               90    91    87    84    94    94    87          97    97


DATE          MON 07/14/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          77    91      77    91      77    88      76    89
TEMP          78 80 91 85   80 80 90 84   79 79 87 82   78 78 88 82
DEWPT         73 74 74 75   76 74 74 75   75 74 73 73   73 72 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20    30      20    40      30    50      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-112100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1249 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE             FRI 07/11/14            SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      88          73          90          73          93
TEMP                   85 85 87 82 79 73 76 85 89 88 83 78 76 73 77 88 92 91 85
DEWPT                  73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 72 74 73 72 73 74
RH                     67 70 65 74 82100 90 67 57 59 72 85 90 97 90 61 52 56 70
WIND DIR                S SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  E NE  E  S  S  S
WIND SPD                4  4  4  3  3  0  2  5  8 10  8  5  3  1  1  4  6  9  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     60          40          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.21        0.07        0.35        0.06        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   L  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             92 93 95 87          92 96 95 89             96100100 93
MAX HEAT               92    95    93          96    97    86         100   100


DATE          MON 07/14/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          76    93      76    92      76    89      74    90
TEMP          78 79 93 85   78 79 91 84   78 78 88 82   76 77 89 82
DEWPT         74 75 73 74   74 73 73 75   74 73 72 73   72 72 70 72
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      20    40      30    50      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-112100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1249 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE             FRI 07/11/14            SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      88          71          90          71          95
TEMP                   85 85 83 78 74 71 76 85 90 89 82 76 73 71 75 87 94 93 86
DEWPT                  73 73 73 72 72 71 72 72 71 71 72 72 72 71 73 72 71 70 72
RH                     67 67 72 82 93100 87 65 54 56 72 87 97100 94 61 47 47 63
WIND DIR                S SE SE  E NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  E NE  E  S  S  S
WIND SPD                2  3  4  0  0  0  1  4  5  8  6  3  2  1  1  3  4  5  6
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          50          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.31        0.24        0.32        0.05        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  S  S  S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             92 92 89             91 96 95 87             94101 99 92
MAX HEAT               92    93    85          96    98    84         101   101


DATE          MON 07/14/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          73    94      74    94      74    90      72    91
TEMP          75 77 94 86   76 78 93 84   77 77 89 81   75 75 90 82
DEWPT         73 74 73 74   74 73 72 74   74 73 71 72   72 71 69 71
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      20    50      30    50      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-112100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1249 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

DATE             FRI 07/11/14            SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          71          92          73          95
TEMP                   87 89 85 77 74 71 76 85 92 92 85 79 74 73 76 88 94 94 87
DEWPT                  72 72 73 73 72 71 72 73 72 71 72 73 73 73 73 72 71 70 72
RH                     61 57 67 87 93100 87 67 52 51 65 82 97100 90 59 47 46 61
WIND DIR                S SE SE SE  E NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                2  3  4  0  0  0  2  5  5  8  5  4  3  2  1  2  3  4  5
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     50          40          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.15        0.40        0.03        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             94 96 92             92100 99 91             95101100 94
MAX HEAT               94    96    87         100   100    89         101   102


DATE          MON 07/14/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          75    96      75    94      74    91      71    92
TEMP          76 77 95 88   77 78 93 84   77 77 90 81   74 75 91 82
DEWPT         73 74 72 72   73 74 72 74   74 73 71 72   71 71 68 70
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      20    50      30    40      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$

PRODUCT KEY...

--- CLOUD COVER ---
CODE   PERCENTAGE            SKY COVER DAY/NIGHT
 CL    0 TO <=5 PERCENT      SUNNY/CLEAR
 FW    >5 TO <=25 PERCENT    SUNNY/MOSTLY CLEAR
 SC    >25 TO <=50 PERCENT   PARTLY CLOUDY
 B1    >50 TO <=69 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 B2    >69 TO <=87 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 OV    >87 TO 100 PERCENT    CLOUDY

--- OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY ---    --- WEATHER COVERAGE ---
CODE   TYPE                           CODE   QUALIFYING TERM
 F     FOG                             S     SLIGHT
 PF    PATCHY FOG                      C     CHANCE
 F+    DENSE FOG                       L     LIKELY
 PF+   PATCHY DENSE FOG                O     OCCASIONAL
 H     HAZE                            D     DEFINITE
 BS    BLOWING SNOW
 K     SMOKE
 BD    BLOWING DUST
 AF    VOLCANIC ASHFALL

--- EXTENDED WIND FORECAST CHARACTER ---
                           12-HR MAX SUSTAINED
CODE   WIND CHARACTER          WIND SPEED
 LT    LIGHT                   < 8 MPH
 GN    GENTLE                  8-14 MPH
 BZ    BREEZY                  15-22 MPH
 WY    WINDY                   23-30 MPH
 VW    VERY WINDY              31-39 MPH
 SD    STRONG/DAMAGING         >=40 MPH

$$




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.